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-two punch. >>> fast food workers taking to the picket line today. walkouts are expected in 100 cities across the nation. why? workers are demanding higher wages and more freedom to form unions. wednesday they got a big boost from president obama who said now is the time to raise the federal minimum wage. alison kosik is with striking workers in brooklyn. what's the situation, alison? >> reporter: this movement has gained moment since the first protest in new york city. a couple hundred showed up and walk off the job. today, thousands are expected to walk off the job demanding higher wages. it's a growing movement. workers banding together, fighting to raise minimum wage. today is billed to be one of the largest strikes in a series of walkouts with protests planned in nearly 100 cities across the country. this summer, thousands of fast food workers gathered in nearly 60 cities coast to coast. in new york and chicago, fired up protesters swarmed mcdonald's restaurants, trying to persuade their fellow workers to join them. >> living on 7.25, you cannot do it. >> reporter: many fast food workers
united to mourn the leader, in cities across the nation, people coming together to honor the man who has become a global symbol for justice and humanity, a touching tribute lights a marquee at the legendary apollo theater in harlem where nelson mandela visited to his first trip to the u.s. in 1990. >> he came to the state office building, drew about 200,000 people out here that day. and those struggles that we have here in the united states, he was very familiar with and they were going through the same in south africa. >> reporter: news of his death traveled swiftly around the world. prince william and kate middleton heard the news while attending the premiere of the film "mandela: long walk to freedom." >> we are reminded how extraordinary nelson mandela was. >> reporter: at the united nations, silence. and the remembrance of his enormous impact. >> no one did more in our time to advance the values and aspirations of the united nations. nelson mandela showed what is possible for our world and within each one of us, if we believe. >> reporter: and so far, the only official tribute right
and buy a car for the first time in a long time. the judge ruling the motor city can proceed with its bankruptcy, the largest city bankruptcy in u.s. history. this opens the door for detroit to cut billions in payments owed to city employees, retirees, investors and creditors. no municipal bankruptcy has resulted in involuntary cuts to pension benefits. detroit could be the first. watch this space. >> the rebirth of detroit. detroit will be back. >> appreciate it, christine. >> you're welcome. >>> a massive manhunt, a bear hunt under way in florida after a bear mauled a woman in her neighborhood. she was out having a walk. we have the 911 calls after the attack. we'll take you through it. >>> and president bill clinton speaking up on several topics. would he support joe biden in 2016 if that joe biden beat out his wife, being bill clinton's wife for the democratic nomination? our political gut check coming up next. >>> i read something about the pope today. pope francis was talking to some parishioners at a church in rome over the weekend about jobs he had before he was pope. he swept
's the key, mr. weiner, we have to have confidence in that rail system. it's so important to cities this sides and smaller ones as well. thank you very much for joining us. good luck with the findings of the investigation. we look forward to hearing what is relevant. >> thank you. >> trying to tell this story, obviously, we want to get all sides of it. is we will get the survivor of the crash. she took this photo of the plane flipped on its side. she tells of the incredible story of how she handled it and what gave her the presence of mind to take pictures. we will talk about the investigation with the governor of new york, andrew cuomo. he will be joining us. >> let's take look at the headlines this hour. vice president joe biden arrives in japan as a part of a three country visit. china recently announced new flight restrictions unilaterally imposed in the east china sea t. white house says it will meet in chosen to discuss easing the friction anded advancing diplomacy. state police say at least two people were seriously injured. 35 others were taken to local hospitals in wooster.
a federal judge on whether to allow the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in u.s. history, the city of detroit facing an estimated $18 billion in debt. if it is allowed to stay in bankruptcy, the decision could affect pensions, city services and health care for residents. we want to end on a cute and cuddly note. jay darden shared his close encounter with a manatee over thanksgiving weekend. it hugged his leg as he was tickling the sea cow's belly. a hug, a snuggle. he was in the crystal river near tampa that allows swimmers to touch manatees this was all condoned. he's like, thanks, fellow, i'll hug your leg. >> manatee therapy, let's bring it to the nation's capital. >> don't you think? >> let's take senators down there. don't you think? >> images playing out in my head. >> you can stand there be and hugged. maybe they need to be hugged. >> hug it out, right. >> hug it out, d.c. >> some of the man tears being choked back. >> i'm going to make a t-shirt that says "hug it out, d.c." >> i feel bad for the manatee. >> you might have something there. >> okay. >>> coming up next on "new
, very cool, spreading to the northeast. new york city will feel like just 45 degrees. within are you this cold, it takes about a week or so until temperatures climb slowly back up. >> it does not take long for them to drop so fast. >> probably because on the weekend, you can hunker down. everyone has to go back to school, back to regular lives. >> they can walk in it. >> coming up next on "new day," big game performers are bough out of their gigs at seaworld. we will tell you about the black fish backlash. say that twice. [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some financial folks who will talk to them about preparing early for retirement and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "new day." sea wor
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